Recipe: Squash with Apples





Ingredients:

  • 1 small butternut or buttercup squash (about 1 pound)

  • 1/2 cup apple cider or water

  • 2 small apples, peeled, cubed

  • 2 Tablespoons sugar

  • 1 Tablespoon margarine or butter, if desired

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions:

1. Peel squash with vegetable peeler. Cut squash in half; remove seeds and fibers. Cut squash into 1/2-inch cubes.

2. In 1 1/2-quart microwavable casserole, place squash and cider. Cover; microwave on high 5 to 7 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking, until squash is tender.

3. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover; microwave on high 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring once halfway through cooking, until squash and apples are very tender. Serve immediately. If desired, mash before serving.

Recipe makes 6 servings.


Nutrition Information Per Serving: 70 Calories, 0 g Total Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 0 mg Sodium, 17 g Total Carbohydrate, 12 g Sugars, 1 g Fiber, 0 g Protein.

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